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Monthly Archives: June 2011

Lose the Marriage, Keep the House

I feel badly for a couple I know who have recently divorced after several decades of marriage but are still bound together by the family home that they cannot sell. They are lucky in that they can afford to live apart. But only just barely, and the burden of carrying three homes (with one income [...]

Money Can’t Buy Me Love

If you won the lottery, would the additional wealth increase your chances of a lasting relationship? If you are single, would you be more likely to marry? If you are married, would you be more likely to stay that way?

L’Amour à la Workplace

I am busy packing up here on the eastern coast of Canada to get ready to spend next year in the sex and love capital of the world – Paris, France. I won’t be working in France (unless you consider sitting in a cafe, drinking red wine and writing a book working), but it appears [...]

Risky Business: The Effect of Peer Pressure on Virginity Loss

The Add Health survey that was conducted among US adolescents has been widely cited in the media recently. It was this data set that got evolutionary biologist Satoshi Kanazawa into so much trouble a few weeks ago when he misrepresented the data as proving that black women were less attractive than white women. That blunder aside, the data itself [...]

Simultaneous Orgasms More Common with Hot Men

So, what is the difference between tantric sex and regular sex? The goal of tantric sex is for the man to postpone orgasm as long as possible whereas in regular sex the woman postpones orgasm until after the man has fallen asleep.

Dollars and Sex Retrospective

Today’s post is the one hundredth post for Dollars and Sex and to mark this occasion I thought I would provide a retrospective of the fifteen most popular posts to have appeared here over the past ten months. What is interesting about this list is how diverse the topics are–from online dating to prostitution to monogamy to [...]

Would you confess to visiting a sex worker?

I don’t think I have ever told you about the time that a man I was seeing felt the need to confess to me about many years of regular prostitute use. He called me, in the middle of the day, and admitted to having had visited with sex workers several times a month for nearly [...]